Floor Coverers

Floor Coverers are among the most versatile craftspeople in the construction industry. They assist in site preparation; construct floors and repair damaged walls and other structures.

Compensation Information

Salary Information

$49,040

Entry Level Salary

$65,820

Average Salary

$74,210

Experienced Salary

+8.44%

Increased Job Outlook
(2016-2026)
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Work Conditions

Both indoor and outdoor, nearly every facility and building type, varying weather, physically demanding, new and existing construction, working from heights

Skills Needed

Math, spatial and mechanical ability, hand/eye coordination, physical stamina, fast-paced thinking and reacting, problem solving, comfortable with heights, blueprint reading, detail-oriented

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra

  • Basic arithmetic

  • General math

  • Geometry

  • Science

  • Technology

  • Mechanical drawing

  • English/communication

  • Shop classes

Education and Training

  • 4-year apprentice program

  • 5,600 hours of on-the-job training

  • 640 classroom hours

  • Choice of $50/day stipend or collect unemployment

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